A Writer’s Give-Thanks List

This Thanksgiving weekend is a fine time to give thanks for the good things in a writer’s life. You may not have a published book or even a byline yet, but there are still a fair number of writerly things for which to be thankful. Reference Materials. Maybe a good thesaurus isn’t at the topContinue reading “A Writer’s Give-Thanks List”

The Q&A: Karen Kingsbury

Bestseller author Karen Kingsbury is known and loved for her Baxter family books. She’s written 24 in the collection, the most recent “The Baxter Family Christmas.” Another title, “Love Story,” comes out in June 2017 and a third next fall. Kingsbury knows how to wring the emotions out of every character and scene. She’s beenContinue reading “The Q&A: Karen Kingsbury”

The How-To: Build a Book Launch

Christine Bierma learned the ins and outs of using social media by researching and doing. She learned to boost her own speaking platform, then began working with author Lynn Austin to build her social media platform. “Lynn had limited reach on Facebook and an old-fashioned blog on which she was posting twice a month. ButContinue reading “The How-To: Build a Book Launch”